spaceflight

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spaceflight

(ˈspeɪsˌflaɪt)
n
a journey into or through space

space•flight

(ˈspeɪsˌflaɪt)

n.
the flying of spacecraft into or in outer space.
[1945–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.spaceflight - a voyage outside the Earth's atmospherespaceflight - a voyage outside the Earth's atmosphere
voyage - a journey to some distant place
gravity-assist - (spaceflight) a trajectory that passes close to a planetary body in order to gain energy from its gravitational field
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